John was involved in the preparation of maps of the Great Lakes and there is evidence that Amelia was also involved in the preparation of draft maps of the surveyed areas.The family moved a couple of times before setline in Eldon House in London, Upper Canada.By 2004 she had published over 10 books and in 2007 she earned the Golden Eagle Childrens Choice Book Award given annually to an Albertan writer. in 1942 she married Richard Harrington a renowned photographer and the couple moved to Toronto where Lyn became a freelance writer. In 1967 she received a Centennial grant for a book for youth, The Luck of the La Verendryes.She has written over 17 books and 2300 magazine articles as well as radio drams.Currently retired she is enjoying writing her next books and travelling to provide learning and author sessions at schools and libraries across Canada.Born April 18, 1953, Saddle Lake First Nation, Alberta.She was appointed Poet Laureate of Saskatchewan in 2005. She was encouraged to write by her secondary school students and her 1 book, a young adult novel, Cowboys Dont Cry won a contest.
She also sent a copy of her work to the Queen of England and the Pope.
Christie moved to Prince Rupert, British Columbia in 1958 where she wrote a series of dramas on First Nations topics for the CBC.
This author soon found her true talent in writing childrens stories and books.
In 1975 she received the Vicky Metcalfe Award for her writingse Ryerse.
Born February 1798 Port Ryese, Upper Canada (Ontario) Died London, Ontario March 19, 1882.